McCarthy Report ranks Union County’s Top 10 college-bound football prospects

The annual McCarthy Report started by Dennis McCarthy in 1959 that ranks New Jersey high school football players in all four classes, including seniors that are top college prospects, continues with his son David now at the helm. Longtime North Arlington resident Dennis McCarthy passed away in May at the age of 74. His passion […]

REVISED – Union County football game-scrimmages list here; Most are on Aug. 31

REVISED UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL GAME-SCRIMMAGES THURSDAY, AUG. 31 Keyport at Dayton, 9 a.m. West Orange at Plainfield, 10 a.m. Union at Summit, 10 a.m. Colonia at Scotch Plains, 11 a.m. Dover at Gov. Livingston, 4 p.m. Westfield at Hun School, 4 p.m. New Providence at Madison, 5 p.m. Hillside at Millburn, 6 p.m. Rahway at […]

Revised Union County football schedules – as of Aug. 21 – here; Roselle will play home dates at Rahway River Park

Roselle Park will host Roselle on Thanksgiving in 100th meeting; Rahway will play Johnson at home on Thanksgiving at Veterans Field

REVISED 2017 UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES AS OF MONDAY, AUG. 21, 2017 2017 UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at B-Raritan, 7 p.m. […]

New football classifications affect 5 Union County schools; Cranford, Summit, Rahway back in N2, G3

New Providence back in N2, G1 and Linden back in N2, G4

The new football classifications affect five Union County schools. Cranford, Rahway and Summit are back in North 2, Group 3. In the past three years Rahway was in Central Jersey, Group 3 and in the past two Summit was in North 2, Group 4 – both for the first time. Cranford was situated in CJ, G3 last […]

MVP Oblachinski leads Union County All-Stars to come-from-behind Snapple Bowl triumph; Guides winning team to 2 key 4th quarter TD drives

Cranford's Bakie, Roselle's Stephens, Johnson's Fischetti, Rahway's Anderson score UC TDs

UNION – After leading at the half – a longer than usual intermission caused by a lightning delay – and also ahead going into the final 15 minutes, the Union County All-Stars had to sort of re-invent themselves in order to come out on top again. The Middlesex County All-Stars finally got into the end […]

All-Star QBs Hairston III of Roselle and Oblachinski of Cranford seek to guide Union County squad into end zone often; Snapple Bowl XXIV kicks off July 20 at Kean

Proceeds benefit Edison-based Lakeview School, a program of the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, and the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside

UNION – Gerald Hairston III led the Roselle Rams to a Union County-best 495 points. Brian Oblachinski guided the Cranford Cougars to the third most points of any Union County squad last year, 358. Repeat North 2, Group 5 champion Westfield was second with 378. Union County’s All-Star quarterbacks hope to lead their football team […]

Happy 4th! 2017 Union County high school football schedules here

Here are the 2017 high school football schedules for all 17 Union County playing schools: Enjoy! UNION FARMERS Sept. 8 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Westfield, 7 p.m Oct. 13 at Franklin, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 Ridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at […]

Union County All-Stars edged by Essex County in annual Underclassmen clash; Gula of Millburn and Serretti of GL are MOPs; A Union-Essex team, for the first time, will take on Middlesex County June 27 at Kean

Union's LeMatty honored with Distinguished Achievement Award

UNION – Peter Gula made the most of his opportunity to shine as an all-star. A member of Millburn’s Group 4 state championship squad, Gula started at second base for the Essex County squad and ended up being used as the team’s sixth and final pitcher. Gula produced at the plate and on the mound […]

Union County Conference final baseball, softball standings here for 2017 season; Baseball champs: GL, Summit, RP, Plainfield; Softball champs: GL, RP, Summit, Kent Place

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR 2017 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (8-2) – champions 2-Westfield (6-3) 3-Scotch Plains (5-4) 4-Cranford (5-5) 5-Elizabeth (3-7) 6-Union (2-8) Not played: Scotch Plains at Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (6-2) – champions 2-Union Catholic (5-3) Johnson (5-3) 4-New Providence (4-4) 5-Linden (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION […]